Posts by Vince Santos


Artist Nina Struthers Captures the Foundations of Community

The last embers of fireworks from Independence Day always usher in those “dog days of summer” for me. Our defending champion Astros are still one of the top teams in the sport, the July heat keeps rising, and families all across Ft. Bend county work hard to make sure they maximize their busy schedules to…

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Pizza Fired To Perfection At 1000 Degrees

Driving through Sugar Land on Thursday, March 22, seeing a long, winding line of customers wrapping out the door, down the side of the building around the back and out of sight, one might think that JJ Watt or Jose Altuve were signing autographs, but in fact, “the line” was compromised entirely of curiously hungry…

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Low and Slow Good! Food that puts a smile on your face

We’ve all heard it said that anything worth doing, is worth doing right. So, what’s the right way to open a successful restaurant in an area overflowing with Texas pride in its vast assortment of fine food? For Chef Ara Malekian, whose HARLEM ROAD TEXAS BBQ has been open for about 6 weeks, the right…

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Laughs are On with Noises Off!

The start of 2018 means another blank canvas for everyone to eagerly look forward to filling. A new year beckons thoughts of opportunity to try new things and of the ability to improve on an area or situation that we’d wished had gone better the year before. One opportunity that made it to my radar,…

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Sugar Land Mayor, Joe Zimmerman, 2017 Recipient of the HBU Distinguished Alumnus Award

Saturday afternoon, October 7, marked the annual Spirit of HBU Alumni Awards reception. This event, hosted on the campus of Houston Baptist University, is sponsored by the Alumni Association Board and provides an opportunity to acknowledge individuals who have a tradition and history of either positively enhancing the advancement of Houston Baptist University, or the…

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